COVID Updates

New Letters of Understanding, UWOFA relief fund

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Updates from UWOFA and around the world of higher education

Collective Agreements

Get the facts from the source. View both faculty and LA agreements

Dependents' Tuition Scholarship Plan - Deadline June 30

Members: Is your son, daughter, or spouse attending a post-secondary institution? If so, they may be entitled to a significant tuition reimbursement through the Faculty, Librarian and Archivist Dependents' Tuition Scholarship Plan. For those who attended university or college in 2020-21, the deadline to apply is June 30, 2021. An application form and list of Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.

UWOFA condemns Islamophobic mass murder in London

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) is deeply saddened by the recent deaths of four London family members who were targeted because of their Islamic faith. A nine-year-old boy remains in hospital following the attack. 

Jeff Tennant, UWOFA chief negotiator, receives OCUFA Service Award

Jeff Tennant, UWOFA’s chief negotiator for the faculty bargaining unit and an active union member for more than a decade, is one of five recipients of this year’s OCUFA Service Award.

UWOFA urges OCADU to reinstate librarians

UWOFA expresses its dismay with respect to the elimination of six positions in the OCADU Dorothy H. Hoover Library. This figure includes four incumbent staff who collectively represent nearly seventy years of accomplished service to OCADU.

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The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) is a union representing about 1,500 faculty members and 50 librarians and archivists at the University of Western Ontario in London.

UWOFA negotiates collective agreements, advises members on employment matters, handles workplace disputes and grievances, and advances the professional interests of faculty members, academic librarians and archivists.

In the broader community, UWOFA representatives meet with provincial and federal politicians to ensure members' voices are heard and reflected in education and labour policy decisions. As well, UWOFA strives to engage members and citizens through awareness campaigns regarding post-secondary education during general membership meetings, community events, contact with journalists, and town hall discussions.